February 23, 2016, 10:33 am
Cough is a protective reaction of the body, aimed at restoring airway patency. It is the cough that helps the trachea and bronchi to clear foreign particles and sputum.
But even this knowledge does not detract from the desire to tame the cough when it begins to pester and torment. He, like an angry beast, with each coughing jolt, seems to tear apart to burning pain and tears. So what about this “beast”? Apply harshness to the cough and suppress his aggression in the bud? But then he will not fulfill the function assigned to him by nature to cleanse, which will lead to stagnation of viscous sputum and serious complications. Or maybe, on the contrary, speed up the process by increasing the formation of liquid mucus? But here, too, there are cons.
Why you can’t suppress a cough
Indeed, during the inflammatory process, a spasm of the smooth muscles of the bronchi often occurs, which prevents the removal of already liquefied mucus from the respiratory tract. Unfortunately, in children in the first year of life, up to 50% of cases of coughing are accompanied by difficulty in breathing, or obstruction. There is an effect of a boiling pot, which is closed with a lid. The content gurgles, threatening to blow everything up, but finds no way out. In order to avoid mistakes, an experienced tamer is needed, who will be able to use both the stick and the carrot in time, correctly and gently helping his ward to achieve a noble goal.
Safe cough treatment
Since 1950, in Germany, and now almost all over the world, its high qualification in taming cough has been demonstrated by the original German preparation from ivy leaves — PROSPAN® for the treatment of any kind of cough in adults and children from the first days of life. It not only promotes the removal of viscous and thick sputum (thinning and actively removing), but also has a mild antitussive, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial effect and, most importantly, expands the bronchi. The bronchodilator effect of the drug has been proven at the cellular and molecular level. Such a set of basic pharmacological properties allows it to be used equally effectively at any stage of cough, with various forms of bronchitis, including obstructive forms.
PROSPAN® has no age or physiological restrictions in use. It is so safe that it can be taken by infants and pregnant women, as well as diabetic patients, as it does not contain sugar, dyes and alcohol. The drug can be used with other medicines prescribed by a doctor (for example, antibiotics). For ease of use, there are several forms of release: in the form of syrup, effervescent tablets, solution in sticks. Each of the family members can choose the one that he likes the most.
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